Master of Arts

Macquarie University

Program Description

Master of Arts

Macquarie University

Master of Arts

Whatever your field of interest, the Master of Arts broadens your outlook and helps you to branch out in the direction you want to grow.

With Macquarie's Master of Arts you can discover the world of ancient Egypt, explore a wide range of literary texts both past and present, or delve into modern history including Australian history, cultural history, Europe and the West, world/transnational history and historiography.

You can also explore the principles and practices of children's literature; extend and challenge yourself as a writer; study literary texts, their social and historical contexts; or examine the nexus between media, law and culture.

Key features

  • Offers the chance to study in a broad range of areas
  • Gives you analytical and research skills which are valuable to students in all their professional activities
  • Provides a multi-dimensional understanding of your area of interest
  • Lets you learn from leading researchers and industry professionals

Specialisations offered by the Master of Arts

Students undertaking this course can choose from the following Master of Arts specialisations:

  • Ancient History
  • Children's Literature
  • Coptic Studies
  • Creative Writing
  • Education Studies
  • English Literature
  • Human Geography
  • Media, Law and Culture

Suitable for

The Master of Arts is open to those who have completed a recognised bachelor degree and are looking to further their understanding in a particular specialisation.

Entry requirements

  • Australian Bachelor degree or recognised equivalent
  • Minimum English Language Proficiency: IELTS or IELTS equivalent of 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.0 in each band Please note that admission requirements for the Master of Arts with a specialisation may vary from those listed above, depending on the specialisation chosen.

All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.

You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:

  • senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
  • one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2018
1 year
Full time
28,768 AUD
Start date Jan. 2018
Australia North Ryde, New South Wales
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 28,768 AUD
- Price per year, international students